Local Area Attractions Near Corpus Christi KOA

With over 113 miles of Gulf Coast beaches and bay, the Corpus Christi area (including Padre Island and Mustang Island) is well known for surf and fun. Water activities range from building sand castles and fishing to extreme water sports. Kiteboarding and wind surfing are enhanced by the almost constant winds and relatively calm waters; Corpus Christi is one of the top 10 windsurfing spots in the world. Palm trees and whitewashed buildings are all along the beach and throughout the coast. Colorful sunsets highlight the marshes and shore.Although Corpus Christi is a city of more than respectable size, its downtown skyline has tall buildings side-by-side with boat masts. Downtown is behind a wide seafront boulevard, yet the modern architecture and the many museums give it a cosmopolitan feeling. Stroll along the pedestrian walkway of the 620-foot Harbor Bridge for an amazing view (night or day) of the marina, downtown skyline and beaches.Outdoor sportsmen and nature lovers will enjoy the trails and natural beauty of Lake Corpus Christi State Park and Choke Canyon State Park. A few miles away in Alice, Texas, La Copita Ranch and Nature Trails offers bunkhouses for rent and miles of hiking trails, with new wildlife blinds and birding stations. Night sky observation points focus attention upward to the stars.Back in Corpus, you can take a behind the scenes tour of The Texas State Aquarium, and even be a dolphin trainer for a day. The Aquarium is ranked one of the top 15 attractions in Texas.Interstate 37 takes you into the heart of Corpus, which sits at about the center of the Texas Gulf of Mexico coast.

Art Museum of South Texas
Art Museum of South Texas

A striking, all white building on the water, this art museum was voted one of the best in southern Texas. Although permanent exhibits feature art from the region, the museum is known for its rotating exhibits of fine art work in different mediums.

1902 N. Shoreline Blvd

Corpus Christi, TX 78401

361-825-3500

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Bluff's Landing Marina & Lodge
Bluff's Landing Marina & Lodge

We are a full service marina & lodge with everything you need to make your next trip to the South Texas Coast a memorable one.Whether you're looking to fish for trout or redfish, hunt duck or dove, host a tournament or private event, we've got you covered.

4242 Laguna Shore Rd.

Corpus Christi, TX 78418

361-288-2656

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Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History

The Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History is a science and history museum in Corpus Christi, Texas, near Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge and the waterfront. It was established in 1957. Among its many displays covering an area of over 40,000 square feet are many artifacts found in the wreck of the Spanish ship San Estaban, including the world's oldest mariner's astrolabe with a confirmed date of 1554. An extension to the museum opened in May 1990 to house the Shipwreck! exhibition.

1900 N. Chaparral Street

Corpus Christi, TX 78401

361-826-4667

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Guided Fishing Trips
Guided Fishing Trips

Our sister property located minutes away from the camp ground at Bluff's Landing Marina offers guided fishing trips on the beautiful Laguna Madre Bay.

4242 Laguna Shores Rd.

Corpus Christi, TX 78418

361-288-2656

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In The Game Funtrackers
In The Game Funtrackers

There's a reason why we're called ‘In The Game,' we have TONS of the greatest and best games to immerse you in the gaming experience!Everyone will have fun in our incredible arcade featuring the newest, cutting-edge games and all of the classics you've come to love.  In The Game isn't just an arcade, we have a wide array of interactive attractions, including Mini Golf, Go-Karts, Batting Cages, Axe Throwing, and so much more!

9605 SPID

Corpus Christi, TX 78418

361-480-7215

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North Beach
North Beach

Corpus Christi Beach (sometimes referred to as North Beach) is located near the Harbor Bridge in Corpus Christi. The beach was one of two Corpus Christi beaches to win the 2012 Best Restored Beach Award from the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association in the category of Community Beaches of the Northern and Western Gulf Coast Region. The calm water make it a great place for families. It is conveniently located near shops, restaurants, and tourist attractions. There are restrooms, outdoor showers, and picnic tables.

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Texas State Aquarium
Texas State Aquarium

The Texas State Aquarium is a nonprofit aquarium located in Corpus Christi, Texas, United States. It is dedicated to promoting environmental conservation and rehabilitation of the wildlife of the Gulf of Mexico. It has been accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums since 1995. It is the largest aquarium in Texas and one of the largest aquariums in the United States.

2710 N. Shoreline Blvd

Corpus Christi, TX 78402

361-881-1230

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Malaquite Beach
Malaquite Beach

Get ready to dig your toes in the sand: From white strands to secret coves, we've found the ultimate spots by the shore, on Padre Island.

20420 Park Road

Corpus Christi, TX 78480

361-949-8068

USS Lexington
USS Lexington

USS Lexington, nicknamed "The Blue Ghost", is an Essex-class aircraft carrier built during World War II for the United States Navy. Originally intended to be named Cabot, word arrived during construction that USS Lexington had been lost in the Battle of the Coral Sea. The new aircraft carrier was renamed while under construction to commemorate the earlier ship.

2914 N Shoreline Blvd

Corpus Christi, TX 78402

361-961-2674

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Red Dragon Pirate Cruises
Red Dragon Pirate Cruises

Join us as we sail the waters of the Lydia Ann Channel in Port Aransas, just twenty minutes from Corpus Christi, Texas. Our pirate crew will keep you entertained while you enjoy cannon fire, dolphin watching, sword fighting, treasure hunting, and much more!

440 West Cotter Avenue

Port Aransas, TX 78373

361-749-2469

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